More Filipinos are traveling again according to a recent survey commissioned by an airline company. Sixty percent of the respondents, who are based all over the country, plan to travel domestically this year while 50 percent are ready to fly to international destinations.

As the world continues to face the pandemic, travelling around and outside the country is safer with additional protection.

BDO Insure, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BDO Unibank, offers financial and emergency medical protection to travelers through its comprehensive travel insurance plans with COVID-19 coverage.

The travel insurance plans available through BDO Insure include coverage for emergency medical treatment for COVID-19, travel inconveniences benefits, and access to a 24/7 emergency travel assistance hotline. Coverage varies and may be availed for domestic and international travel.

“Although we try our best to plan our trips to the very last detail, sometimes, we still encounter unexpected events and inconveniences such as baggage loss, flight delays, trip termination or cancellation, or worse, medical emergencies. Having travel insurance provides the financial protection for these unwanted events,” said Ma. Theresa L. Tan, General Manager of BDO Insure.

To make it easier to purchase, BDO Insure launched an online channel,

Using any mobile device, laptops, or their desktop computers, Filipinos can buy travel insurances that fit their needs at the click of their fingers.

“As their insurer, our clients save time and effort looking for the right insurance products as we only partner with reputable and trustworthy insurance providers. More so, they can rely on us to be there for them every step of the way, from purchasing the product to claiming its benefits,” concluded Tan.

BDO Insure is a registered trademark of BDO Insurance Brokers, Inc., an insurance broker licensed and supervised by the Insurance Commission of the Philippines. Learn more about BDO Insure at

Clients can email at or call at +63 (2) 8838-2364 or 1800-10-8382364 (Domestic Toll-free; available Mondays to Fridays, except holidays from 8AM-6PM). They can visit BDO branches where representatives are based.